Sophisticated litigation law practice is looking to hire a smart and highly motivated legal assistant for its Stamford, Connecticut law office. This full-time, permanent opportunity will start late Fall 2020, possibly earlier.
The ideal candidate for this upcoming opportunity will possess experience in filing in state and federal courts, excellent bluebook (i.e., cite checking) capabilities, detail oriented, and that will be proactive in organizing cases and managing the firm docket.
Duties include, but are not limited to, preparation of legal documents, including pleadings, motions, briefs, and exhibits, maintaining case calendars and organizing files, recording notes from client meetings and interviews, and online research using legal resources (PACER, Westlaw, etc.). Opportunity to attend depositions, arbitrations, trials, and various court hearings. Additionally, the paralegal/ legal assistant will assist in day to day office administration.
Days/Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00/6:00 pm with overtime as needed. Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum GPA of 3.4 required. Strong writing and communication skills. Salary commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package.